Sewing, Sewing Patterns

February Vintage Sewing Pattern Giveaway

It's that time of months again, and this is the lovely pattern I'm giving away: This 36 bust dress and Jumpsuit pattern, McCalls 5366. How to Enter Well, it's very easy this month. All you have to do is like my page on facebook (link below) and comment on the post on my facebook page… Continue reading February Vintage Sewing Pattern Giveaway


The Wardrobe Architect: Week Five

Dare I say that this week has been my favourite?! I find it hard to see in black and white and I love colour. This week we were asked to consider the words we came up with previously, the colours we wear and the colours that are in our stash. I feel like I have… Continue reading The Wardrobe Architect: Week Five

Other stuff, Sewing

The Wardrobe Architect: Week 4

This week I feel the real fun started. We took our answers from week 3 and started to pull them together to create silhouettes. I used Polyvore as suggested and pinned my creations onto my core style board on Pinterest. I have to say I'm pretty happy with what I came up with. Having something… Continue reading The Wardrobe Architect: Week 4

Other stuff

The Wardrobe Architect: Week 3

This week the focus is on shape. Shape of the garment, not the shape of you and how this makes you feel. The main elements being: Ease (tight or loose) Length Neckline Waistline position Sleeve length Fullness We were asked to fill in a worksheet which was in a matrix form listing shapes comparable to… Continue reading The Wardrobe Architect: Week 3